The entire album was an ode to Keenan's mother, Judith Marie Keenan, a deeply devout Christian. The title refers to the length of time she suffered from cancer and several songs honor her religious devotion, despite Keenan's lifelong rejection of her religion.
This is going to sound weird but if it weren't for Tool,I'd still be the blissful,jugdemental Methodist that I was 7 years ago. I learned of so many theories from researching the content of their lyrics. Some may not like their style but I highly recommend listening nonetheless.
Eugenics,look itup. Apparently southern states have been practicing ethnic cleansing for years by sterilizing men and woman against their will. They just stopped recently but who knows what to believe.
Let's take a minute to wonder why the news stopped reporting on the Korean missle scare....Truth be told,they were never a nuclear threat to the mainland anyway as their land missiles can't reach us. Have a good day :)